I7: Programming error

A bug, I think…

On Inform 7, I’d change the story headline, example:

The story headline is "An Interactive [']Story[']".

After I press go, under the title of the game, it says…

[** Programming error: tried to print (string) on something not a string **]

Something like:

[i]The Story Title

[** Programming error: tried to print (string) on something not a string **]
by (RedTulip)
Release 1 / Serial number [6-charactered number] / Inform 7 build 6G60 (I6/v6.32 lib 6/12N) SD[/i]

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Yeah, please report this as a bug. It directly contradicts the docs:

If you need quotes, you can just do this: The story headline is "An Interactive 'Story'".
If you need an apostrophe, I’m not sure if there’s a workaround.
Edited to add: the example (“Summer of [’]69” by Buzz Aldrin) works, but the docs indicate that this substitution should work with all bibliographic descriptions which as you’ve found, it does not.

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Looks like it’s already been reported:

Issue 553

Graham fixed the related bug for the story title, so I imagine this bug won’t be too hard to fix in the next version. Doesn’t make it less annoying in the meantime.

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